Turkish Airlines tops country’s Fortune 500 list
He added that with the Istanbul New Airport, the national flag carrier will realize higher targets.
The first phase of the new airport is set to be completed on Oct. 29, which is expected to welcome 90 million passengers annually, with 3,500 daily landings and take-offs, according to Transport and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan.
Once complete, the new airport will offer flights to more than 300 destinations with an annual passenger capacity of up to 200 million.
Last year, the airline carried 68.6 million passengers with a 79.1 percent seat occupancy rate.